Old Before My Time

Hayley Okines' Life with Progeria
Product Number: EB00651287
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781632280480
Publisher: Accent Press
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Description

Hayley's an extraordinary girl-Kylie Minogue Hayley just lights up a room. She's so full of happiness-Lorraine Kelly Hayley Okines is like no other 13-year-old schoolgirl.In Old Before My Time, Hayley and her mum Kerry reflect on her unusual life. Share Hayley's excitement as she travels the world meeting her pop heroes Kylie, Girls Aloud and Justin Bieber and her sadness as she loses her best friend to the disease at the age of 11. Now as she passes the age of 13 - the average life expectancy for a child with progeria - Hayley talks frankly about her hopes for the future and her pioneering drug trials in America which could unlock the secrets of ageing for everyone...

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Author(s): Hayley Okines
Original Publish Date: Aug 27, 2015

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